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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion

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Examples

  • There, walking across the threshold of the room, was a group of the most fine-looking people I had ever seen.

    Eliza’s Freedom Road

  • I don't know if she has the strength as a fine-looking woman for standing up against Washington," frets Bill Glawe, 68, a farmer, as he waits to line up for dinner."

    Can GOP's new front-runner Rick Perry take the heat?

  • But then, the lady tourists had nothing by which to judge save appearances, and Bertie certainly was a fine-looking man.

    THE TERRIBLE SOLOMONS

  • You see, I am in love with one woman, and while there are other, fine-looking women in this world, it takes absolutely no discipline for me to not lust after them or think of them in any other way as simply beautiful women -- who I have no sexual interest in whatsoever.

    Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge: The Gay Definition Of Marriage

  • Also Anjanette Comer was in the film, as well as an unnamed but fine-looking Appaloosa stud horse.

    Why I'm Not Buying a Black Rifle

  • Xtools are a fine-looking line of marine tools; as the ISDA blog says, The rust-resistant tools feature tungsten-carbide cutting blades (for cutting braided wire) and foamy, soft-grip ergonomic handles that float.

    Boing Boing

  • The fine-looking fellow in the photo below is called Mr. Hawgmouth.

    Why Your Kid Needs an Aquarium

  • He's a fine-looking lad, and I wish you and your family could have been spared this loss.

    Field & Stream

  • As I read the essay about the efficiency of producing chickens, I recalled what Julia Child wrote some years ago in her delightful book "My Life in France": "The American poultry industry had made it possible to grow a fine-looking fryer in record time and sell it at a reasonable price, but no one mentioned that the result usually tasted like the stuffing inside of a teddy bear."

    The Chickens Deserve a Better Life

  • It's a little quirk of the code in which BDS's desire for fine-looking buildings runs headlong into BES's desire for more permeable surfaces.

    An apartment bunker in your neighborhood? If it's "delightful." (Jack Bog's Blog)

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